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Motorists submit more than 35 dash-cam videos to police every day

More than 5,000 court prosecutions have been issued as a result of video footage supplied by the public, says WhatCar?

Mark Moran
04 December 2020
The use of dash cams by drivers and other road users has shot up by around 850% since 2017
The use of dash cams by drivers and other road users has shot up by around 850% since 2017

 

Motorists and other road users have sent 52,174 dash-cam recordings of potential traffic offences to UK police forces since 2017, with more than a third resulting in a court summons, fixed penalty notice (FPN), driver awareness course or warning. 

A Freedom of Information request was sent to every UK police force by automotive news website What Car? It found police forces across the UK receive more than 35 pieces of dash-cam footage every day.

Just over 10% of the incidents captured on...

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